Mango Plum Tart is a Summer Delight


From the textural bite of the coconut in the crust to the creaminess of the mascarpone cream, this mango plum tart has it all. The sweetness of the mango is balanced by the slight tartness of the plums and raspberries. A bit of fresh mint add color and flavor, making this a perfect dessert for […]

Treat of the Week: Lemon Tart

best lemon tart recipe

I am citrus obsessed… and I proudly proclaim it.Today’s Treat of the Week celebrates all that is wonderful about lemons. It is tart and sweet and oh, so yellow. This recipe is similar to a lemon bar. However, it incorporates the salty flakiness of the pie crust and is topped with candied lemon slices to take it over […]

Treat of the Week: Chocolate Tart with Mint Mascarpone Cream

chocolate tart with mint mascarpone recipe

I have often wondered how someone stumbled upon the perfect pairing of chocolate and mint. These two, it seems, were made for each other.  Apart, they each enjoy good chemistry with a variety of other flavors, but when they come together it is sheer magic.  They are the Liz Taylor and Richard Burton of culinary […]

Treat of the Week: Ginger Peach & Blueberry Tart

ginger peach blueberry tart recipe

Our treat of the week brings in the last goodness of summer as we prepare for a new season. The end of summer is bittersweet for me. I do enjoy so much of what is associated with summer, but living in Texas makes it sometimes unbearable to be outdoors during the summer months. What can […]

Treat of the Week: Apricot Tart

apricot tart recipe

I had quite a different plan for the TOTW this week, but then something happened.  I was searching the produce section last week and came upon the ephemeral apricots.  The fleeting nature of these fruits means you have to take advantage of them when you see them.  Otherwise, you will be waiting another year… and […]

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